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ODEP Panel


Shoulder Panel Members

Impartiality is considered very important by ODEP members to ensure the integrity of the work we do.  The surgeon members of ODEP are not salaried employees and freely volunteer their time. The only payment they receive is reimbursement for travel expenses and subsistence. 


ODEP4Shoulders comprises the following people:

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Chairman Keith Tucker


Chairman ODEP & Beyond Compliance,

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,

Former Member of NJR Steering Committee 




Conflicts of Interest
Over 15 years ago I was in receipt of royalties from Johnson and Johnson Orthopaedics, all of which I paid into a research charity (Action Arthritis). I am a stockholder in Accentus (Medical).

I receive expenses for travel and accommodation for my ODEP related activities but otherwise I am unpaid.

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Surgeons (ODEP Shoulders)
Tressa Amir

FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Sudhi Ankarath

FRCS Ed, FRCS (Tr&Orth), D.Orth, MS, MBA

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

(special interest Upper limb surgery)

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust
Hon. Snr Lecturer, University of Leeds



Amit Bidwai

FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Sherwood Forest Hospitals 


Dave Cloke

MBBS(Hons) MSc (Sports Med) MFSEM(UK) FRCS (T&O) VR

Consultant Upper Limb Surgeon

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust

Paul Cowling

MBBS MSc FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialist shoulder and elbow surgeon

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Professor Ron Diercks


Professor of clinical sports medicine, department of orthopaedic surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen

Special interest in shoulder surgery

Orthopaedic sports medicine

Arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction

Niel Kang

FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Shoulder & Elbow Specialist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust




Saurabh Mehta

MBBS (Gold Medal), MS Orthopaedics (Gold Medal), MRCS Ed, FRCS Ed (Tr&Orth)


Orthopaedic Shoulder and Upper Limb Surgeon, University Hospitals of North Midlands


Alex Mulligan

FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Ludo Penning


Orthopaedic Surgeon

St. Maartenskliniek Nijmegen


Associate Professor Harvinder Pal Singh

MBBS, M.S.(Orth), FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), PhD

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Hon. Associate Professor Orthopaedics, University of Leicester


Makaram Srinivasan

MBBS, M.S.(Orth), DNB(Orth), FRCS(G), M.Ch(Orth)

FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedics & Upper Limb Surgery

East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Hon.Senior Lecturer Orthopaedics, Edgehill  & Manchester University

Alun Yewlett

FRCS (Tr & Orth), MSc (Trauma Surgery), Bsc (Hons), MAcadMed

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust




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Paul Dennis

Senior Category Manager, Collaborative Procurement Partnership

Ben Harrington


Contract Manager, Collaborative Procurement Partnership

Martin Pickford


Independent Consultant

Founding member of the NJR

Emeritus member of the BHS

Robert Scott

MA (Cantab), PhD

Data Scientist, NEC

Andy Smallwood


Head of Sourcing, NHS Wales,
Co-opted observer NJR Steering Committee

Olga Taylor

BA(Hons), DipEd

Data Analyst, NEC

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